Elizabeth Prout Parks, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Suite 1590
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (267) 426-9721
Fax: (215) 590-0604
AB (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
Dartmouth College, 1994.
MD (Medicine)
Tufts University School of Medicine, 1999.
MSCE (Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
The University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Obesity Epidemiology, Health Disparities in Obesity, Childhood Obesity prevention and treatment, Community Based Research.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Nutrition, ChildObesity treatment, Adolescent Bariatric Surgery (medical management)

Selected Publications

Parks EP, Kahan Scott, Kidambi, Sridyva: Obesity in the Young Child. Obesity 2017 in Press.

Parks EP, Kumanyika S, Moore RH, Lewis LM, Barg FK, Sarwer DB, Kazak AE: Black Parent Stress Predicts Childhood Obesity and Fast Food Consumption. Obesity Week, Washington DC November 2017.

Parks EP, Kumanyika S, Moore RH, Lewis LM, Barg FK, Sarwer D, Kazak A: Black Parent Stress Predicts Child Fast-food Consumption Poster Presentation, Obesity, Washington DC October 2017.

Parks EP, Moore RH, Li Z, Bishop-Gilyard CT, Parks EP, Garrett BS, Hill DL, Sarwer DB: Assessing the Feasibility of Social Media to Promote Weight Management Engagement in Adolescents with Severe Obesity:A Pilot Study. JMIR Res Prot 2017 Notes: In press.

Kelley JC, Stettler-Davis N, Leonard MB, Hill D, Wrotniak B, Shults J, Stallings, VA, Berkowitz R, Xanthopoulos MS, Parks EP, Klieger SB, Zemel BS: Effects of a Randomized Weight Loss Intervention Trial in Obese Adolescents on Tibia and Radius Bone Geometry and Volumetric Density. JBMR 2017 Notes: in process.

Kidambi S, Parks-Prout E, Kahan S: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You? Obesity 2017.

Parks-Prout E, Kahan S.: Help Your Child Have a Healthy Weight. Obesity 2017.

Parks EP, Panganiban J, Daniels SR, Brothers J: Nutritional Considerations for Cardiometabolic Health in Childhood and Adolescent Obesity. Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health, 1st ed. Krauss, et al. (eds.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017 Notes: in press.

Parks EP, Shaikhkhalil A, Sainath N, Mitchell JA, Jefferson NB, Stallings VA: Feeding Healthy Infants, Children, and Adolescents. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 21st Edition. Kliegman RM, Stanton BF (eds.). Elsevier, 2, 2017 Notes: in press.

Maqbool A, Parks EP, Shaikhkhalil A, Groleau V, Dougherty KA, Stallings VA.: : Nutritional Requirements. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 21st ed. Kliegman et al. (Eds). Kliegman et al. (eds.). Elsecier, 2, 2017 Notes: In press.

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